Deportations dropped in 2014

A consolidated enforcement statistics released by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) shows that for the fiscal year 2014, DHS returned and removed from the country a total of 577,295 undocumented immigrants. The number of deportations reported at 414,651 was down by 23,940 or 5 percent from the 438,421 deportations in 2013. 162,814 inadmissible aliens Read the full article…

DACA Beneficiaries Allowed To Get Driver’s Licenses

By Reuben S. Seguritan December 24, 2014 The U.S. Supreme Court left undisturbed a U.S. Court of Appeals ruling requiring Arizona to issue driver’s licenses to beneficiaries of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program or the so-called “DREAMers”. The recent decision is a victory and a big gift for thousands of immigrant youth Read the full article…

Who Will be Deported Under Obama’s Immigration Plan?

By Reuben S. Seguritan December 03, 2014 Part of the President’s immigration plan announced last November 20 is the shift in enforcement policies set forth in detail in the policy memorandum on apprehension, detention and removal of undocumented immigrants. The memo issued by Department of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson focuses on the deportation of unauthorized Read the full article…

Ways to Avoid Deportation

By Reuben S. Seguritan October 15, 2014 Hundreds of thousands of immigrants are deported from the U.S. each year. For fiscal year 2013, deportation under the Obama administration totaled 438,421, according to the immigration enforcement statistics recently released by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The number is nearly a 5 percent increase from the Read the full article…

Does Obama Have Authority to Stop the Deportation of All Undocumented Immigrants?

By Reuben S. Seguritan August 20, 2014 As House Republicans closed its doors to any possible compromise on immigration reform, the President announced in a press conference recently that he will act on his own to address the issue. Presidential action, according to sources from the White House, would include measures that would provide temporary Read the full article…